The table below looks at the statistics for User Acceptance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited User Acceptance Testing over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
Rank 24 69 53
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -16
Contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing 163 64 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 5.52% 2.35% 2.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.07% 3.07% 4.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 35 37
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £257 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 6
Average hourly rate £36.00 - £19.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-2.32% +6.17%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2304 2083 1841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 78.08% 76.61% 71.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1177 1143 932
Average daily rate £363 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £255 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 36 33
Average hourly rate £30.50 £25.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.00% +31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £13.85 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.50 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

User Acceptance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Acceptance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Scotland region.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

User Acceptance Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

User Acceptance Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

User Acceptance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing User Acceptance Testing across the Scotland region.

User Acceptance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

User Acceptance Testing
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing User Acceptance Testing within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +27 81 £345 -8.00% 12
Glasgow +37 61 £305 -0.87% 4
West Lothian - 3 £375 - 1
Perth and Kinross - 3 £360 -
Dundee - 3 - -
Stirling -10 2 - -
Aberdeen +7 1 - -
Fife -11 1 £275 -15.51% 1
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User Acceptance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing User Acceptance Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited User Acceptance Testing.

1 106 (36.81%) Banking
2 101 (35.07%) Finance
3 57 (19.79%) Test Scripting
4 54 (18.75%) ISEB
5 50 (17.36%) Retail
6 48 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 41 (14.24%) SQL
8 40 (13.89%) HP Quality Center
9 36 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 36 (12.50%) QA
10 35 (12.15%) Migration
11 32 (11.11%) Retail Banking
12 31 (10.76%) Non-Functional Testing
13 30 (10.42%) ISTQB
13 30 (10.42%) Microsoft
14 26 (9.03%) Data Warehouse
14 26 (9.03%) Test Management
15 25 (8.68%) Analytics
16 22 (7.64%) Project Management
17 21 (7.29%) Business Analysis
18 20 (6.94%) Change Management
18 20 (6.94%) MS Excel
19 19 (6.60%) Regression Testing
19 19 (6.60%) Integration Testing
19 19 (6.60%) Asset Management
20 18 (6.25%) ETL
20 18 (6.25%) Data Migration
20 18 (6.25%) Security Cleared
21 17 (5.90%) Analytical Skills
22 16 (5.56%) System Integration Testing

User Acceptance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing User Acceptance Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited User Acceptance Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (4.51%) SAS
2 12 (4.17%) CMS
3 11 (3.82%) SharePoint
4 10 (3.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (1.39%) JBoss
6 2 (0.69%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.35%) WordPress
7 1 (0.35%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (6.94%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.13%) MS Office
3 7 (2.43%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.08%) Windchill
5 2 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.43%) SAP MM
3 6 (2.08%) SAP SCM
4 5 (1.74%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.69%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.35%) MultiFonds
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.35%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.04%) LDAP
1 3 (1.04%) OpenLDAP
2 2 (0.69%) Intranet
3 1 (0.35%) Internet
3 1 (0.35%) ATM
3 1 (0.35%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (9.03%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (2.08%) MS Access
3 5 (1.74%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.74%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 4 (1.39%) SAP Data Services
4 4 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (1.39%) SAP BW
4 4 (1.39%) Data Mining
4 4 (1.39%) SAP HANA
4 4 (1.39%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.69%) DB2
6 2 (0.69%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.35%) MySQL
7 1 (0.35%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.35%) DTS
7 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.35%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 11 (3.82%) JIRA
2 5 (1.74%) Selenium
3 4 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.04%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.69%) Toad
6 1 (0.35%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.35%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.35%) MSI
6 1 (0.35%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.35%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.35%) Subversion
6 1 (0.35%) Maven
6 1 (0.35%) Hudson
6 1 (0.35%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.35%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.35%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.35%) Ant
General
1 106 (36.81%) Banking
2 101 (35.07%) Finance
3 50 (17.36%) Retail
4 32 (11.11%) Retail Banking
5 15 (5.21%) Investment Banking
6 7 (2.43%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.43%) Marketing
7 6 (2.08%) Back Office
8 3 (1.04%) Advertising
9 2 (0.69%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (0.69%) Front Office
9 2 (0.69%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.35%) Legal
10 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 145 (50.35%) Analyst
2 86 (29.86%) Test Analyst
3 55 (19.10%) Test Manager
4 43 (14.93%) Business Analyst
5 25 (8.68%) Test Leader
6 18 (6.25%) Tester
7 15 (5.21%) Developer
8 14 (4.86%) Senior Analyst
9 13 (4.51%) Coordinator
10 12 (4.17%) Senior Test Analyst
10 12 (4.17%) UAT Manager
10 12 (4.17%) Banking Business Analyst
11 10 (3.47%) UAT Test Manager
12 9 (3.13%) UAT Test Analyst
12 9 (3.13%) UAT Analyst
12 9 (3.13%) Technical Analyst
12 9 (3.13%) UAT Tester
13 8 (2.78%) Technical Business Analyst
13 8 (2.78%) Consultant
13 8 (2.78%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.82%) .NET
2 6 (2.08%) Web Services
2 6 (2.08%) XML
3 5 (1.74%) AngularJS
4 3 (1.04%) jQuery
5 2 (0.69%) Spring
5 2 (0.69%) CSS
6 1 (0.35%) SOAP
6 1 (0.35%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.35%) XHTML
6 1 (0.35%) SAML
6 1 (0.35%) Middleware
6 1 (0.35%) JSF
6 1 (0.35%) Ajax
6 1 (0.35%) JSON
6 1 (0.35%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.35%) RESTful
6 1 (0.35%) REST
6 1 (0.35%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.90%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.47%) W3C
3 6 (2.08%) Management Information System
4 5 (1.74%) Equities
4 5 (1.74%) Data Extraction
5 4 (1.39%) Data Integration
5 4 (1.39%) Fixed Income
6 3 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (1.04%) Derivative
6 3 (1.04%) Private Cloud
6 3 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.04%) Enterprise Cloud
7 2 (0.69%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.69%) Reference Data
7 2 (0.69%) Public Cloud
7 2 (0.69%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.35%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.35%) User Experience
8 1 (0.35%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.35%) Ergonomics
Operating Systems
1 11 (3.82%) Windows
2 7 (2.43%) Linux
3 4 (1.39%) Android
3 4 (1.39%) Apple iOS
3 4 (1.39%) UNIX
4 3 (1.04%) Oracle Linux
4 3 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.69%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.35%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (19.79%) Test Scripting
2 48 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 35 (12.15%) Migration
5 31 (10.76%) Non-Functional Testing
6 26 (9.03%) Test Management
7 25 (8.68%) Analytics
8 22 (7.64%) Project Management
9 21 (7.29%) Business Analysis
10 20 (6.94%) Change Management
11 19 (6.60%) Regression Testing
11 19 (6.60%) Asset Management
11 19 (6.60%) Integration Testing
12 18 (6.25%) Data Migration
12 18 (6.25%) ETL
13 16 (5.56%) System Integration Testing
14 13 (4.51%) Waterfall
14 13 (4.51%) Test Strategy
15 12 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
16 11 (3.82%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (14.24%) SQL
2 10 (3.47%) Java
3 6 (2.08%) JavaScript
3 6 (2.08%) VBA
4 5 (1.74%) VB.NET
5 4 (1.39%) ABAP
6 3 (1.04%) C
6 3 (1.04%) VB
6 3 (1.04%) Python
7 1 (0.35%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.35%) PHP
7 1 (0.35%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 54 (18.75%) ISEB
2 30 (10.42%) ISTQB
3 18 (6.25%) Security Cleared
4 14 (4.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (2.08%) Degree
6 4 (1.39%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.35%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.35%) MCITP
8 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.35%) MCSE
8 1 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (12.50%) QA
2 3 (1.04%) FATCA
2 3 (1.04%) EMIR
2 3 (1.04%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.69%) MiFID
4 1 (0.35%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 40 (13.89%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.69%) SCCM
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 30 (10.42%) Microsoft
2 13 (4.51%) SAP
3 10 (3.47%) Adobe
4 8 (2.78%) Oracle
5 6 (2.08%) IBM
5 6 (2.08%) VMware
6 5 (1.74%) Informatica
6 5 (1.74%) Business Objects
6 5 (1.74%) Pega
7 4 (1.39%) Veeam
7 4 (1.39%) Kofax
7 4 (1.39%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.39%) Teradata
8 3 (1.04%) ForgeRock
9 2 (0.69%) Charles River
9 2 (0.69%) Twitter
9 2 (0.69%) HP
10 1 (0.35%) Citrix
10 1 (0.35%) Altiris
10 1 (0.35%) Omniture
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